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This French educator, who invented a system of reading and writing for the blind that remains virtually unchanged to this day, is born.
1809
Louis Braille
97%
Samuel Morse
1.4%
Étienne Loulié
0.9%
Jean Bertin
0.8%
After having been kidnapped and sold into slavery in the American South, Solomon Northup regains his freedom; his memoir, ‘______’, later becomes a national bestseller.
1853
Twelve Years a Slave
92.2%
Up from Slavery
3.8%
My Bondage and My Freedom
2.1%
To Be a Slave
1.4%
This Soviet spacecraft, the first artificial Earth satellite, falls to Earth from orbit two months after its batteries died.
1958
Sputnik 1
89%
Spudnik 1
3.3%
Sputnic 1
1.7%
Sputnick 1
4.5%
‘Night Court’ starring ______ premieres on NBC.
1984
Harry Anderson
75.6%
Dan Aykroyd
10.9%
Rick Moranis
6.3%
John Candy
5.3%
This man resigns during a press conference introducing him as the new coach of the New York Jets. He soon takes a job as coach of the New England Patriots instead.
2000
Bill Belichick
70.9%
Brian Billick
7.2%
Bill Parcells
12.4%
Tom Coughlin
7.3%
This territory, known as the ‘Beehive State’ today, is admitted to the Union as the 45th US state.
1896
Utah
69.7%
Arizona
10.1%
New Mexico
13.3%
Colorado
5.9%
During a State of the Union Address, President Lyndon B. Johnson outlines much of his ‘______’ program.
1965
Great Society
52.6%
Four Freedoms
6.1%
New Deal
17.6%
Fair Deal
22%
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